Obituary and Service Information for Bettye Jean Avery

Avery, Bettye Jean

Date: Wednesday, January 29, 2020
Time: 4:00 - 8:00pm

Visitation Location:
Mahn Twin City Chapel, 515 Collins, Festus, Missouri 63028

Date: Thursday, January 30, 2020
Time: 10:00am

Service Location:
Mahn Twin City Chapel

Annapolis Cemetery

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Pony Bird, Inc. 1 Pony Bird Lane, Mapaville, MO 63065. Arrangements are under the care and direction of the Mahn Twin City Chapel of Festus. Condolences may be left at

Bettye Jean Avery, 88, of St. Louis passed away Friday, January 24, 2020, at Fountainbleau Nursing Center in Festus. She was born on August 16, 1931 in Lesterville, Missouri daughter of the late Bernice (Keathley) Shelley and Leeman Sutton.,

Bettye was a member of the Lemay Baptist Church, and the Daughters of the American Revolution. In her free time, she enjoyed fishing, reading and playing piano.

She will be missed by all those who knew and loved her including two sons, Tim Shelley of Festus and Dave (Carol) Shelley of Pevely, two step-children, John Avery of St. Louis and Debbie (Jim) Gebert of St. Louis, ten grandchildren, eighteen great-grandchildren, and numerous other relatives and many dear friends.

In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Jack Avery, a daughter Linda Sidman, a brother James Sutton, and a grandson Ryan Shelley.


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